The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 143 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £268 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 322 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.11% 10.77% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 167
Average daily rate £340 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.45 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 3 £310 -4.61% 4
Dundee - 1 £225 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) WCAG
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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